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    11 People Shared The Most Unforgivable Secret Santa Gifts They've Ever Received, And It'll Make You Appreciate Every Pair Of Socks You've Ever Gotten

    *Trying not to laugh*

    Secret Santa is honestly so chaotic. It's like, "Let's see what happens when a group of complete strangers have to get each other gifts. What's the worst that could happen?"

    Here, I present to you —no pun intended– the *worst that could happen.* We asked the BuzzFeed Community to share the most ridiculous and unforgivable Secret Santa gifts they've ever received, and the responses were shocking. Here are 11 of the most notable:

    1. "I got an unmarked CD in a little plastic sleeve. On it was 90 minutes of someone making various animal noises intercut with random short snippets of show tunes."

    saraheds

    2. "I got a dead, rotting aloe vera plant from my coworker. She explained later that she’d accidentally left it in her car, fully wrapped, for a whole WEEK before the gift exchange. We both think it’s hilarious now, but at the time she was super embarrassed and I (brand new to the company at the time) thought it was some kind of veiled threat."

    jconway

    3. "When 50 Shades of Grey was super popular, I got an enormous pair of Kegel balls. So that was interesting."

    Anonynasty

    4. "As a 27-year-old art teacher at an after school place, my SUPERVISOR — who knew I was against coloring books because I wanted the kids to do more than just color in my classroom — gave me coloring books. Not adult coloring books, like kids Xmas coloring books."

    carinahernandez12

    5. "A guy literally wrapped some pens from his office in a piece of paper and gave them to my friend as a Secret Santa gift. I was speechless."

    ScarlettOHara

    6. "Our work secret Santa has a £10 limit/suggestion. One year I was given a single bag of Milky Way Magic Stars. Not a bad chocolate, but at less than £1 a bag, very stingy.
    To make matters worse, the bag had a two-for-one offer printed on it and yet I was never gifted the second, free bag!"

    ruthruthruth

    7. "I once had a small procedure, which meant for a day or two I had to wear a large sanitary pad (which a few people on my team knew about). A couple of weeks later, when it was Secret Santa, I received a huge box of adult nappies… in front of my whole office!"

    marie-91

    8. "A rotten banana. A singular banana in an opened Ziplock bag, covered with tissue paper and hidden in a humongous gift bag. I hate bananas."

    emmaolivia2854

    9. "I was pregnant and got a big bag of maternity pads. Very embarrassing to open in front of male colleagues I barely knew."

    s427e1a509

    10. "I got duct tape. A literal roll of duct tape, with the mustache pattern that was popular circa 2012."

    zippyflyer

    11. And finally,

    "Nothing. The girl forgot my gift…"

    poohbearrr

    Submissions have been edited for length/clarity.

    What's the most ridiculous gift you've ever received? Tell us in the comments!